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The Norton Singers Present A Superior, One Night Only Version of “Chess”

Tonight, Marie d’Entremont and I had the good fortune to see the Norton Singers in their 75th season, as they brought down the house at the Orpheum Theatre in Foxboro,…

1970’s Horror: The Exorcist (1973)

In the fourth of my series of blogs discussing the importance of 1970’s thrillers, we FINALLY reach the King (or is it Queen?) of Horror. Let’s face it, even if…

Released in 1989, “Cousins” Has Lost None of its Charms

Before he directed Batman movies and “The Phantom of the Opera” film, Joel Schumacher remade a 1975 French comedy called “Cousin Cousine”. He had found success directing “St. Elmo’s Fire”…

How Cohasset Welcomed the Witches of Eastwick!

In July of 1986, Cohasset, MA, welcomed Hollywood production crews to begin filming “The Witches of Eastwick”, starring Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jack Nicholson, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins and…

1970’s Horror: Horror Express (1972)

1972 produced plenty of cult classics for horror fans; “Blacula”, “Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things” (from Bob Clark, who later directed “Black Christmas”, “Porky’s” and “A Christmas Story”), “Dr…